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that president obama ran four years ago when he ran on hope and change. now what he is running on is, this is the best we can do, america. we contrasted that, by the way, in our editorial this morning, with john f. kennedy in 1960 running against the eisenhower and nixon economy. at that time the economy was growing 2.5 to 3 percent and john f. kennedy famously said, we can do better. he minute by that, we should aspire to 4 percent or 5 percent economic growth. it is demoralizing when the president said we are only growing at 1.6 percent or 1.7 percent but this is the best we can do. >>neil: that is the worse john f. kennedy impression ever. i am kidding. >>guest: i am in chicago. i cannot do the boston accent. >>imus: we have mentioned this in the past. we had years of getting used to crappy numbers. when they are not as bad we do a jig. i can remember, as you can remember, and i don't think we are that sold, steve, that this would be laughable in any country, yet, maybe because we got used to so little we are grateful for so little. >>guest: there is some truth to that. people are
the case that obama is not good for the economy and we are worse off than four years ago but in a lot of states, in florida rick scott and in ohio, john kasich, they have unemployment rates under the national average. romney has had his message undercut. >>neil: where does that come? when times are good the incumbent benefits and the times are bad, he doesn't. the governor is not inconsequential although he or should be in the scheme of things, if they are not up for election, the attention goes to the incumbent and he gets the credit. is that right? >>guest: this is part of what is going on here. mitt romney is trying to run a national race and trying to make the broader argument and obama's team has been smart in targeting the specific swing states and pounding romney in ads. so far he has been burying romney in negative ads. look at ohio. you talk about the auto bailout. that has been something that obama has done relentlessly in his favor. that is one thing, a dynamic of the race, you think that an incumbent president should be losing, but you have a challenger in mitt romney woul
countries. we know what president obama has done we know of the broken promises. we do not want for more years of this of 1.3 percent growth. for each person would got a job last month, four stopped looking for a job. we can do better than this. we are offering specific pro growth solutions to get out of this. >>neil: switching gories quickly. i know you have now a security briefing and i don't expect you to reveal the details but binyamin netanyahu -- well, you could, but that is separate -- but binyamin netanyahu was at the united nations today warning in the stark of the terms of how bad the iran thing is getting. what would be the position of you and mitt romney as to how to handle iran? what would be different of this administration short of going to war? >>guest: first of all our policy is to prevent iran from getting nuclear weapons capability. the best way to prevent war is to are peace through strength. do not gut the military which is what the president is doing. i would have pushed, we pushed for the sanctions three years ago and they just now are coming into place. only becau
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